As a group of dedicated, highly trained animal health professionals, our goal is to provide compassionate and progressive care for companion animals. We strive to improve the quality of life for animals and people by continually educating ourselves and our clients.

The Ladysmith Animal Hospital has been serving our community since 1976. We moved to a brand new custom-built facility in 1994. We are a small animal veterinary hospital providing medical, surgical, dental, digital x-rays, and in-house laboratory testing services. We provide veterinary health care to your companion animals.

The species we most frequently treat include:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Other caged/pocket pets

Our staff are dedicated individuals who pride themselves on assisting in the care of your animal. Our technicians are certified and regularly attend continuing education.



Dr. Colin Jerome

Dr. Jerome is a 1991 graduate of the University of Saskatchewan.  He has been at Ladysmith Animal Hospital since graduation.  Dr. Jerome and his wife Marie have raised three children in Ladysmith. Their pets include a terripoo named Nellie and a Sheltie named Mac.  Dr. Jerome’s   professional areas of interest include cancer treatment and soft tissue surgery.


 Laura is a 2014 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College. She spent her first year of practice in a busy small animal clinic in beautiful Thunder Bay, Ontario.  From there she spent a year working in a 24 hr emergency clinic in the Niagara region of Ontario.  Laura then joined the team at Ladysmith Animal Hospital in June 2016. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery, emergency medicine, toxicology, and preventive medicine. On her time off, Laura enjoys cycling, hiking, and spending time with her two dogs: Billie, a Beagle and Marnie, a Welsh Corgi.  Laura looks forward to meeting you and helping care for your furry family members!